Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

49.67
0.16 / 0.32%
5.27k
1.70%
0.4122
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As of Oct 30 2014 13:41 GMT.

Consensus recommendation

As of Oct 25, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 45 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Share price forecast

The 26 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 54.00, with a high estimate of 59.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a 8.37% increase from the last price of 49.83. View Full Financials

High+18.4 %59.00
Med+8.4 %54.00
Low-17.7 %41.00

Dividends

In 2013, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.08 USD, which represents a 2.98% increase over last year. The 22 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.06 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 0.72%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+2.98%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Oct 21, 2014, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 3rd quarter 2014 earnings of 0.89 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 27 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 3rd quarter results by 15.58%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jan 22, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+5.35%

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2013 earnings of 2.84 per share on Jan 21, 2014.
The next earnings announcement from Verizon Communications Inc. is expected the week of Jan 22, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.93%
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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 3rd quarter 2014 revenues of 31.59bn. This bettered the 31.58bn consensus of the 24 analysts covering the company. This was 0.33% above the prior year's 3rd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.07%

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2013 of 120.55bn. This was 4.06% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+2.86%
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